ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
FOR PROPOSED REVISIONS TO DIVISION 3 ADEM ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
ALABAMA STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
Public Notice – 350
Control of Sulfur Compound Emissions
Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources
National Emission Standards for Hazardous air Pollutants
Notice is hereby given that a hearing before the Department of Environmental Management of the State of Alabama will be held at Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 10:00 am, in the Main Hearing Room, at the ADEM – Central Office location at 1400 Coliseum Blvd. in Montgomery, to consider proposed revisions to Division 3 of the ADEM Administrative Code and the Alabama State Implementation Plan.
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management proposes to amend ADEM Administrative Code Rules 335-3-1-.02, 335-3-3-.05, 335-3-5-.10, 335-3-5-.11, 335-3-5-.14, 335-3-5-.15, 335-3-5-.16, 335-3-5-.17, 335-3-5-.19, 335-3-5-.22, 335-3-5-.23, 335-3-5-.24, 335-3-5-.25, 335-3-5-.26, 335-3-5-.28, 335-3-5-.29, 335-3-5-.33, 335-3-5-.34, 335-3-5-.35, 335-3-5-.36, 335-3-8-.11, 335-3-8-.12, 335-3-8-.16, 335-3-8-.17, 335-3-8-.18, 335-3-8-.19, 335-3-8-.21, 335-3-8-.24, 335-3-8-.25, 335-3-8-.26, 335-3-8-.27, 335-3-8-.28, 335-3-8-.30, 335-3-8-.31, 335-3-8-.35, 335-3-8-.36, 335-3-8-.37, 335-3-8-.38, 335-3-8-.43, 335-3-8-.44, 335-3-8-.48, 335-3-8-.49, 335-3-8-.50, 335-3-8-.51, 335-3-8-.53, 335-3-8-.56, 335-3-8-.57, 335-3-8-.58, 335-3-8-.59, 335-3-8-.60, 335-3-8-.62, 335-3-8-.63, 335-3-8-.67, 335-3-8-.68, 335-3-8-.69, 335-3-8-.70, 335-3-8-.71, 335-3-10-.01, 335-3-10-.02, 335-3-10-.03, 335-3-11-.01, 335-3-11-.06, 335-3-14-.03, 335-3-14-.04, 335-3-14-.05, 335-3-15-.04, 335-3-17-.01 and 335-3-17-.02, and Appendices C and G.
Revisions to the Division 3 Code are being proposed to incorporate by reference changes to the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), and National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs). The definition of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in Chapter 335-3-1 is also being proposed for revision to be consistent with EPA’s revisions. Chapters 335-3-3, 335-3-5, and 335-3-8 are being proposed for revision to correct administrative errors. Chapter 335-3-14 is being proposed for revision to correct administrative errors, remove outdated information and remove provisions relating to violations of emission limits during start-up, shut-down and malfunctions. Chapter 335-3-15 is also being proposed for revision to remove provisions relating to violations of emission limits during start-up, shut-down, and malfunctions of equipment. Chapter 335-3-17 is being proposed for revision to Correct numbering errors and update the conformity criteria and consultation procedures. Appendix C is being proposed for revision to reflect changes to Chapters 335-3-10 and 335-3-11. Appendix G is being proposed for revision to reflect EPA’s updated list of Hazardous Air Pollutants.
Chapters 335-3-1, 3, 5, 8, 14, 15 and 17 are considered part of the federally-enforceable State Implementation Plan (SIP). Revisions to these Chapters are proposed to be incorporated into Alabama’s SIP.
Copies of the proposed rules and Federal Registers are available at a cost of 30 cents per page at each of the office locations listed below. The summary of reasons supporting the revisions are available free of charge. Copies of the proposed rules, the summary of reasons, federal registers and the Conformity SIP Combined IAC MOA Review July 2023 can also be found on the Internet at www.adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/PubHearings.cnt at no cost.
ADEM, Office of General Counsel
Attn: Angela Reeder
1400 Coliseum Boulevard
(P. O. Box 301463, Zip code 36130-1463)
Montgomery, AL 36110-2059
ADEM, Birmingham Field Office
Attn: Mary Taylor
110 Vulcan Road
Birmingham, AL 35209-4702
ADEM, Decatur Field Office
Attn: Jan Childers
2715 Sandlin Road, SW
Decatur, AL 35603-1333
ADEM, Mobile Field Office
Attn: Jenika Monroe
2204 Perimeter Road
Mobile, AL 36615-1131
Southeast Alabama Regional Planning &
462 North Oates, 4th Floor
Dothan, AL 36303
Alabama - Tombigbee Rivers Planning &
107 Broad Street
Camden, AL 36726
East Alabama Regional Planning &
1130 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, AL 36201
The public hearing is being held to receive data, views, and arguments from interested persons regarding the proposed rules. Attendance at the hearing is not necessary to present such data, views, arguments, or comments as the same may be submitted in writing, but must be received by Ronald W. Gore prior to 5:00 p.m. on October 13, 2023.
Written submissions and other inquiries should be directed to: Mr. Ronald W. Gore, Chief, Air Division, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463 (street address: 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36110-2059) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any person wishing to participate in this hearing who needs special accommodations should contact the Department’s Permits and Services Division at (334) 271-7714 at least five working days prior to the hearing.
This notice is hereby given this 23rd day of August, 2023, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.____________________________
Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in the administration of its programs.